Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Welcome to visitswanseabay.com run by Visit Swansea Bay (“Visit Swansea Bay,” “we,” “us” or “our”).

We respect the privacy of our website visitors and have put this Privacy Policy together with the intent of giving you peace of mind and confidence. The purpose of this privacy statement is to provide you, the User, with details of how Visit Swansea Bay will collect, store and use the personal data you supply. Personal data is information which relates to identifiable living individuals. This Privacy Policy is expressly incorporated into the Terms and Conditions of Use of this website.

1.1. Statement of intent

It is the stated policy of Visit Swansea Bay that it will act in accordance with current legislation and aims to meet current best practice with regard to the processing of personal data. Visit Swansea Bay is the name used by The Council of the City & County of Swansea Tourism Team.

 

1.2 Online forms, use of personal data

Any information that you provide online to Visit Swansea Bay, for example when requesting brochures, entering competitions or signing up for our newsletter, is captured and stored on our database. In addition to using this information to fulfill specific queries and requests, it also lets us keep you updated with news and promotions. When you provide personally identifiable information to us, we may use it to provide you with ongoing information about Swansea Bay (Swansea, Mumbles and Gower) as a holiday destination. You will have the opportunity to unsubscribe from our database with every promotional email you receive.  You have a right to access, rectify, modify and delete any data referring to you. In order to exercise this right, please contact us immediately.

Where emails are submitted via a business listing page. All enquiries are sent to the Visit Swansea Bay team and automatically forwarded to the respective business. Other than the third party recipient of the enquiry, this data will not be passed on or sold to any other third parties. We will not rent, sell or lease this personally identifiable information to other companies or individuals without your prior permission.

1.3 Third Parties

Third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from our website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and targeted advertising. Users can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting, and find out more about this type of advertising using services such as www.aboutads.info/choices.

We measure activities based on the number actions taken and do not make any attempt to use personally identifiable data to determine the actions of individual people.

Using data gathered from visitswanseabay.com, targeted audiences for advertising may be created on third party platforms including (but not limited to) Facebook, Twitter and Google.

1.4 Storage and correction of personal data

Visit Swansea Bay will retain the personal data it holds unless and until you send Visit Swansea Bay notice that you no longer wish it to retain this data. Visit Swansea Bay is obliged to supply you, on request, with a copy of the personal data it holds about you, provided that you pay a small fee to cover administration costs. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact The City & County of Swansea Tourism Team for more details (phone 01792 635 214 with your request, or write to Tourism Team, City and County of Swansea, Penllergaer Offices, Penllergaer, Swansea SA4 9GJ). Should you discover any inaccuracies in such personal information, please notify The City & County of Swansea as soon as possible. The City & County of Swansea will then correct its records, and notify any third parties to whom such personal information may have been transmitted in accordance with clause 1.2 above.

 

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